Carl's Coaching Tips

Perspective Is Everything

Posted on August 31, 2018
Perspective Is Everything

Perspective is everything.

Your perspective determines how successful you’ll be in your work and life. It influences how you think and see the world, and how you interact with people and react to events.

Successful individuals have a perspective that tends to drive them toward successful outcomes. They see opportunities in problems and are not inhibited by the fear of failure.

Conversely, individuals that are easily deterred by setbacks, frustrated by change, and have an overall pessimistic view of life tend to have a harder time achieving their desired goals.

When was the last time that you stopped to consider what your perspective truly is, and how it might be affecting your life?

© 2018 The Growth Group, LLC - All rights reserved.

The Right Tool For The Job

Posted on May 1, 2018
The Right Tool For The Job

Ever tried to use a wrench to drive a nail into a piece of wood? It might work, but it won’t be as effective as using a hammer. Why? Because a wrench wasn’t designed for that purpose. It has another skill-set. Use the wrench to fix a leaky faucet, however, and you’ll have much better results. 

People often find themselves in similar situations. Their skills, talents, abilities, and gifts may work well in one situation, but not so great in another.

 At the beginning of any project, whether it’s a solo performance or a team effort, it’s always important to carefully evaluate the talent and the task.  Without an adequate understanding of the task to be completed AND an appreciation of the talents, abilities, and skills available, you cannot effectively match the two; and a mismatch will not only make the project longer and harder than it has to be, but will often lead to failure.

Want to complete a project successfully? Make sure you’re using the right tool for the job.

© 2018 The Growth Group, LLC - All rights reserved.

The Greatness Zone

Posted on March 1, 2018
The Greatness Zone


Discovering your Greatness Zone-that place where talents and abilities meet passion and purpose-is a critical part of finding success and satisfaction in life.  It’s also a critical part of becoming the best “you” you can be.

Have you found your Greatness Zone?  If not, consider the following: 

• How much of your day are you involved in activities and goals that reflect what you really love to do, what you’re interested in, passionate about, or energized by?

• Are you utilizing skills and talents that you perform extremely well? 

• Are you utilizing skills and talents that you find rewarding?

• Do you know the style of communication you prefer?  Do others know what style of communication you prefer?

• Do you know what factors contribute to your motivation?

 Finding your Greatness Zone will have an enormous impact on your personal and professional life.  When you find it, both will flourish.

© 2018 The Growth Group, LLC - All rights reserved.

Model Behavior

Posted on February 1, 2018
Model Behavior


One of the best ways to improve performance in others is to reinforce positive behavior. People need to know when they are performing well.  They need to have a sense of correct performance, and they need to experience success and the positive feelings that come along with it.  In other words, positive behavior positively reinforced returns positive results.

What's the most effective way to reinforce positive behavior?  Model it.

A positive role model motivates others into positive behavior. Being a positive role model not only earns the trust and respect of others, it encourages positive behavior by example.

Are you modeling the positive behavior you'd like to see in others?

© 2018 The Growth Group, LLC - All rights reserved.

Tag Cloud

There are currently no tags